Facebook removes Rahul Gandhi’s post with family of Dalit victim, cites policy violation
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Facebook removes Rahul Gandhi’s post with family of Dalit victim, cites policy violation

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August 20, 2021

Facebook on Friday took down a post shared by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, which had pictures of him with the family of a nine-year-old Dalit girl who was allegedly raped, killed, and forcibly cremated at a crematorium in New Delhi. Facebook said the post, shared on Instagram, a platform it owns, was in violation of its policies.


New Delhi, 20 August 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, The company informed Gandhi that his post had been taken down, along with the reasons for the same. The action comes days after Facebook wrote to Gandhi, asking him to take down the post. It had written to the leader a week after receiving summons from the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). “According to NCPCR’s August 10, 2021 notice, a post you uploaded through your Instagram account, is unlawful under Section 74 of the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015; Section 23 of the POCSO, 2012; and Section 288A of the Indian Penal Code. In accordance with NCPCR’s notice, you are requested to remove this post expeditiously,” Facebook had said in its e-mail to Gandhi.

Source -indianexpress.com

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